BSB30120 – Certificate III in Business

26 Weeks over 2 Terms


RTO Code : 40298

Cricos Course Code : 104947F

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This qualification would apply to individuals with significant expertise in either specialised or broad areas of skills and knowledge who are seeking to further develop expertise across a range of business functions.

The qualification is suited to the needs of individuals who possess significant theoretical business skills and knowledge that they would like to develop to create further educational or employment opportunities

This qualification is suitable for high school students who want to learn business management.


26 weeks over 2 terms, including breaks and holidays. The course is delivered over 2.5 days per week.

Study Mode and Assessment Methods

This course is delivered in a classroom environment and includes structured learning activities including theory, group discussions, case studies, presentations and research. This course is delivered in a classroom environment offering business and simulated office activities.

Activities include: group discussions, case studies/scenarios, role plays, computer-based activities, research, presentations, project/activities and demonstrated application of skills


Learn how to see the bigger picture with a Certificate III in Business. This qualification will build upon your current basic administrative skills and knowledge to give you a more solid understanding of a variety of areas.

Be trained to provide a business with valuable practical advice and to foster teamwork innovation and change. You’ll be able to make informed decisions on business resources, determine purchasing requirements and be a proactive, supportive team member.

Working with the mentors/Facilitators you can further enhance your technical skills in document production and broaden your knowledge in general office procedures and operational systems such as complaint handling, continuous improvement, operational plans and information, knowledge and learning systems.

Entry Requirements

Age – 18+

English – IELTS 5.5 or equivalent in TOEFL, PTE, OET. Or /And Meet the Literacy, Language, Numeracy (LLN) test organised by Salford college*

Academic – At least Year 12 Equivalent to Australian standards or/and Certificate level qualification from Australia or/and Life experiences and background of relevant work (to be supported by resume and interview and referrals)

Concession Eligibility

Students are required to meet the following requirements below to enter this course.

  • Students must be enrolled in a South Australia secondary high school
  • Students must reside in South Australia
  • Students must be enrolled in Year Level 10 – 12
  • Students must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a Humanitarian Visa

English Language Requirements

A Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment is conducted on all entrants prior to enrolment into the program to ensure that Salford College can support each student throughout the program.


Tuition Fee – $5850

Non – Tuition Fee comes to $650 and the details are given below:

Application Fee – $350

Material Fee – $300

Estimated Total Fee – $6500

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Note :

1. Certificate level qualification from Australia or/and Life experiences and background of relevant work (to be supported by resume and interview and referrals)

2. All students need to fulfil the GTE (genuine temporary entrant) requirements listed on DHA website and Salford College website

3. All LLN testing is done via skype or face to face interview with College Authorities or an authorised Agent of the College

4. All qualification certificates have to be attested by a local Notary public or Justice of Peace or an authorised officer/agent of Salford College


Students may enter the BSB30120 Certificate III in Business with limited or no vocational experience and without a lower level qualification

On completion of this qualification students may choose to progress to an appropriate Bachelor and Higher Education Program.

This qualification suits students seeking employment in the following roles and similar:

  • Junior Administrator
  • Junior Executive

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Career Outcomes

  • Customer Service Adviser
  • Data Entry Operator
  • General Clerk
  • Payroll Officer
  • Typist
  • Word Processing Operato

Recognition of Prior Learning/Credit Transfer

Do you already have existing skills and knowledge and don’t need additional training? Have you done previous training?

Please contact our office if you would like to undertake Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or apply for credit transfer. RPL/Credit transfer may reduce your course duration and fees

Course Structure

There are 6 core units and 7 elective units in this qualification. The Salford College Industry Advisory Panel has recommended the elective units which are most suitable for the workplace

Unit CodeUnit NameCore/Elective
BSBTWK301Use inclusive work practicesCore
BSBCRT311 Apply Critical Thinking Skills in a Team EnvironmentCore
BSBSUS211Participate in Sustainable Work PracticesCore
BSBWHS311Assist with maintaining workplace safetyCore
BSBXCM301Engage in Workplace CommunicationCore
BSBPEF201Support Personal Wellbeing in the WorkplaceCore
BSBWHS308Participate in WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control processesElective
BSBTEC303 Create electronic presentationsElective
BSBTEC301Design and Produce Business DocumentsElective
BSBESB301Investigate business opportunitiesElective
BSBPEF301Organise personal work prioritiesElective
BSBTEC302Design and produce spreadsheetsElective
BSBWRT311Write simple documentsElective
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